1852 The Lancet  
man being able by his talents to obtain promotion, are much to be admired; but let him have first the ordinary conveniences for study, and let him not be degraded and deprived of self-respect by being compelled to mess where there are very few, if any, of his equals. An assistant-surgeon should on entering be placed on exactly the same footing as the chaplain; they are both members of learned professions, of equal rank on shore, both have received a college education, and both (but more
more » ... ly the assistant-surgeon) require to spend much of their time in
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